Monthly Archives: January 2012
Please see the following statement from Governor Bev Perdue: Like the rest of the nation, North Carolina has been facing difficult economic times — demanding many difficult decisions. I have had to make painful budget cuts in important areas of … Continue reading
A three-judge panel ruled last week that the May 8 primary stands as scheduled despite a law suit challenging new legislative and congressional voting districts.
Queen’s Grant Community Charter (K-8th grade) School will hold its final Open House event for the 2012-13 school year. If interested, go to the web site’s main page, and look under the heading “get to know us” and then click … Continue reading
Aviation Structural Mechanic First Class (AM1) Robert Orzescu who lives in Mint Hill has been named Raleigh Navy ROTC Enlisted Recruiter of the Year. Orzescu was looking for a way to do more with his life eight years ago as … Continue reading
Ed Driggs, a retired businessman and financial analyst, announced his intention to file for the District 6 County Commission seat as a Republican, challenging the long-time incumbent, Bill James.
A fire began in the Sizzling Wok Restaurant in the Mint Hill Shopping Center last Tuesday morning. The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded and people from the other stores in the center were evacuated. The fire was not as … Continue reading
Bill Selby, a real estate broker with Carolina Realty Advisors office in Charlotte, has received a charter membership into the Family Care Real Estate Network. This is a program of the National Caregivers Library.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) will save more than $600,000 for the 2012-2013 school year with bell-schedule changes at 10 schools, according to district officials.
Bob Evans of Evans Construction Company spoke at the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners regular meeting last week asking the board to consider a land deal. Evans said he wasn’t sure exactly what he was offering but he was looking … Continue reading
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partnered with the MLK, Jr. Citywide Committee for the 18th time and sponsored the ML King, Jr. Art and Writing Awards. Students were asked to focus on a common theme. This year’s theme was “Defending the Dream.” Students … Continue reading
The first Business Before Hours in 2012 had a good turnout despite the rain and the cold morning. About 20 people were at The Mint Hill Barber Shop when the event began at 7 am. Coffee flowed freely along with … Continue reading
Queen’s Grant recognized for employee engagement, parent loyalty National Heritage Academies (NHA), a leading national charter school operator, recently honored Queen’s Grant Community School with 2010-2011 Eagle Awards for Employee Engagement and Parent Loyalty. To be selected for the Parent … Continue reading
The Mecklenburg County Schoolboard last week appointed Rev. Amelia Stinson-Wesley╩to fill the District 6 seat left open by Tim Morgan who was elected as an at-large member of the board last year. Stinson-Wesley was one of 12 candidates who wanted … Continue reading